(a)  A certificate issued pursuant to the Article and this Subchapter shall expire two years after the effective date but can be renewed upon the successful re-evaluation of the program.  To initiate the renewal process, an application for certification shall be filed with the Department by the owner of the program.

(b)  Determination of compliance with the provisions of the Article and this Subchapter for purposes of certificate renewal may, at the discretion of the Department, be based upon an inspection or upon review of requested information submitted by a program to the Department.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-167; 131E-169;

Eff. July 1, 2000.